Charles Black Mcfarland has extensive experience representing property owners whose private property has been taken by the government for public use. His primary area of practice focuses on highway and roadway widening projects that impact retail, commercial, industrial properties.
He also has successfully represented clients affected by pipelines, electric transmission lines, flood control, and other public-use projects. An honors graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas School of Law, Charles was a partner at Vinson & Elkins, LLP before forming McFarland PLLC.
In his 20-plus years in practice, Charles has obtained successful jury verdicts, judgments, and awards in counties across the State of Texas. He has additionally handled multiple appeals of condemnation cases in the courts of appeal and the Texas Supreme Court.
Charles is a frequent speaker and panelist on the topic of Condemnation and Eminent Domain Law and has been a contributing author to the American Bar Association, the American Law Institute, and other publications. Among the professional organizations he serves both past and present are:
- Past President, Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
- Past Chair, Damages Subcommittee of the Condemnation, Zoning and Land Use Litigation Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association
- Keeton Fellow, University of Texas School of Law
- University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 1995
- University of Texas, B.A. with honors, 1991
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